Power Macintosh 7600

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Power Macintosh 7600
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A Power Macintosh 7600/120
Developer Apple Computer, Inc.
Product family Power Macintosh
Release date April 22, 1996 (1996-04-22)
Introductory price US$2,700 (equivalent to $4,213 in 2017)
Discontinued November 17, 1997 (1997-11-17)
Operating system System 7.5.3 - Mac OS 9.1
CPU PowerPC 604 @ 120, 132 and 200 MHz
Memory 16 MiB, expandable to 1 GiB (70 ns 168 pin DIMM)
Predecessor Power Macintosh 7500
Successor Power Macintosh 7300

The Power Macintosh 7600 is a personal computer designed, manufactured and sold by Apple Computer, Inc. from April 1996 to November 1997. It is an upgraded version of the Power Macintosh 7500, with a PowerPC 604 CPU. Three models were available with 120 MHz, 132 MHz and 200 MHz processors. Like the 7500, it includes advanced Audio-Video ports including RCA audio in and out, S-Video in, composite video in and standard Apple video ports. The 7600 features the easy-access "outrigger" desktop case first introduced with the Power Macintosh 7500.

It was eventually replaced by the Power Macintosh 7300, one of the very few times that Apple updated a computer but gave it a lower model number - the reason is that the 7300 was a joint replacement for the 7600 and the Power Macintosh 7200.


Introduced April 22, 1996:

  • Power Macintosh 7600/120[1]

Introduced August 3, 1996:

  • Power Macintosh 7600/132[2]

Introduced February 2, 1997:

  • Power Macintosh 7600/200:[3] Sold in Japan only.[4]

Timeline of Power Macintosh models

Power Macintosh G5Power Macintosh G5Power Macintosh G5Power Macintosh G4Power Macintosh G4Power Macintosh G4 CubePower Macintosh G4Power Macintosh G3#Blue and WhitePower Macintosh G3Power Macintosh G3Power Macintosh 8600Power Macintosh 7300Power Macintosh 9600Power Macintosh 8500Power Macintosh 7600Power Macintosh 7200Power Macintosh 9500Power Macintosh 8100Power Macintosh 7500Power Macintosh 7100Power Macintosh 6400Power Macintosh G3Power Macintosh 5500Power Macintosh 5400Power Macintosh 6500Power Macintosh 6200Power Macintosh 6100Power Macintosh 5260Power Macintosh 5200Power Macintosh 4400


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